Broadcast News Archive for October, 2015
19/10/2015 RTS Launches Television Journalism Awards 2014/15
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has launched the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2014–2015. The awards, for news and current affairs, aim to recognise creative and high-quality journalism by o

19/10/2015 RWF Collaborate To Keep Memories Safe With EditShare
RWF World founders Gwynne Roberts and Sadie Wykeham have embarked on a 30-plus year mission with a single purpose: to tell the world about human rights violations through the eyes of its survivors.

19/10/2015 Unified Streaming Increases Availability In The Cloud
Unified Streaming has announced the availability of Unified Origin in Microsoft Azure. Unified Origin enables companies to stream their media content from one unified source to multiple clients and de

19/10/2015 UTV Sells TV Business To ITV For £100m
UTV has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to sell the entire issued share capital of UTV Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary UTV Ireland Limited to ITV. UTV Television wa

19/10/2015 VITEC Unveils CCW Portfolio
VITEC has announced that it will demonstrate its range of portable H.264 Encoding and Streaming appliances at Content & Communications World (CCW), 11–12 November. Featuring Zixi and ProMPEG error

16/10/2015 Book Celebrating Elstree Studio's History Published
'Elstree Studios: A Celebration of Film and Television' pays tribute to 90 years of film and television production at the world-famous site, located in London. The Studios was – and still is – hom

16/10/2015 Channel 4 Selects Yospace Solution For Personalised Ads
Channel 4 has selected a solution by Yospace to introduce personally targeted video ads across all of its online content. The broadcaster recently announced that it was moving away from traditiona

16/10/2015 HARMAN Scoops Gold Dolphin At Prestigious Awards
HARMAN International Industries have been awarded a Gold Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards for its 'Distortion of Sound' documentary in the 'Streaming' category. The annual Cannes

16/10/2015 NEP Visions Offers Media Students Expert Careers Advice
Outside broadcast services provider NEP Visions invited media students from institutions all over the country to its Student Open Day on 7 October 2015. Over 150 media students from five colleges

16/10/2015 Pulse8 Goes From Strength To Strength
Pulse8 Media and Broadcast has a long established track record of delivering programming for UK and International producers and broadcasters. The company has broadened its offer significantly by addin

16/10/2015 Sheffield Metal Titans Choose Shure For Latest Tour
Sheffield metal titans Bring Me The Horizon have chosen Shure's Axient wireless system and PSM1000 in-ear monitors for their latest tour. Jared Daly signed on mid tour in 2014 to help fill the moni

16/10/2015 VOGO SPORT Application To Be Offered To Spectators At Judo Competition
VOGO has announced that the company's VOGO SPORT application will be offered to spectators at the Grand Slam Paris judo competition in Paris. Over 500 of the world's greatest judokas will meet on t

15/10/2015 Hague K11 Compact Camera Jib Unveiled
Hague Camera Supports has unveiled the new Hague K11 Compact Camera Jib. The Camera Crane has been designed to be lightweight and simple to set up, allowing users to enhance video productions by a

15/10/2015 New Accessories For The SkyPanel Family Of LED Soft Lights
The SkyPanel is a versatile family of compact and fully tuneable LED soft lights, introduced at NAB this year and shipping in September 2015 as promised. The S60 is the mid-range model, while the S30

15/10/2015 Rapid Pictures Adds To Post-Production Team
Rapid Pictures has announced the appointment of Emma Fry as Facility Manager and Toby Robertson as Technical Manager. Emma joins the West London based post-production facility from Envy Post Produ

15/10/2015 SMPTE 2015 Offers Diverse Programme
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is to offer an extensive programme of technical sessions at the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), in addi

15/10/2015 Soho Editors' FCP EXPO At IBC: Final Cut Pro X, Across The World
"Right, so this year we're gonna show Final Cut Pro X at IBC," announced Brian Cantwell, Managing Director of Soho Editors, to our busy office early one mid-August morning. Imagine John Landis' Tradin

15/10/2015 SVS Satellite Systems Combines Ka Band And 3G/4G Solution
Nowadays, broadcast and VSAT solutions are very important as a result of people wanting to be informed about news from around the world via internet access or watching TV. With the billions of people

15/10/2015 Three Staff Promotions For Masstech
Masstech has made three staff promotions, effective immediately, at its Toronto headquarters. Iulian Ionita has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Engineering and Support; Annie Pradeepan t

15/10/2015 Vortex Keeps On Top Of Industry Changes
Can you tell us a bit about the history of Vortex? We established Vortex in 1987 which was the last time I had what I call a "proper job". Until then, I was running the Eastern Hemisphere offi

14/10/2015 Avid Everywhere Helps Halo To Shine
Halo Post Production is one of London's busiest broadcast post houses – and still growing. With multiple sites and the need to deliver finished jobs as files, it relies on a powerful, flexible and dyn

14/10/2015 LEADER To Demo At SMPTE 2015
LEADER Instruments has announced it is to demonstrate advanced 4K production-support solutions at the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers' 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (S

14/10/2015 Network Ten Further Invests In Dejero
Network Ten, a commercial TV network in Australia, has increased its deployment of Dejero's LIVE+ GoBox professional-grade transmitters. The units enable the network's mobile journalists to broadcast

14/10/2015 OBs – When Bigger Isn't Always Best
Vivid Broadcast is a small independent with an eye to innovation. Always looking for a better fit for clients' expectations, they grew their sleek, ergonomic range of Flypacks from the ground up a

14/10/2015 Reuters Deploys Solutions For Global HD Broadcast Of Oscar Pistorius Trial
I think with the fast moving pace of technology and reliable service offered by the satellite IP providers this is a great time for DSNG up-linking, writes Dave Nicoll at Sematron. We can now use exce